Attention - slower to name color when word says a different...

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Attention What is Attention? ability to focus on a task ability to concentrate refers to the allocation of processing resources (Anderson, 1995) (assumes limited resources) Different Aspects of Attention selective attention divided attention automaticity Selective Attention difficult to attend to more that thing at the same time trying to attend to one task over another requires selective attention Selective Attention (Visual) classic Stroop task (1935): (show stimuli)
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Unformatted text preview: slower to name color when word says a different color than to name the color of an colored square why does this happen? reading is an automatic process color naming is a controlled process automatic process of reading interferes with our ability to selectively attend to ink color variations on the Stroop task (lab activity) read colored words vs. name colors of colored words...
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This note was uploaded on 11/14/2011 for the course PSY PSY2012 taught by Professor Scheff during the Fall '09 term at Broward College.

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